EMPIRE OF THINGS

HOW WE BECOME A WORLD OF CONSUMERS, FROM XV CENTURY TO THE XXI

Treatmann, Frank

Penguin Books

2017

880 Pages

ISBN: 9780141028743

Language: English

Category: History essay

What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated more as consumers than workers, and even public services are presented to us as products in a supermarket. In this monumental study, acclaimed historian Frank Trentmann unfolds the extraordinary history that has shaped our material world, from late Ming China, Renaissance Italy and the British empire to the present. Astonishingly wide-ranging and richly detailed, Empire of Things explores how we have come to live with so much more, how this changed the course of history, and the global challenges

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